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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Ask for ARM CI for spark
Date Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:28:06 GMT
The ASF PR team would like something like that "Spark now supports ARM" in
press releases. And don't forget: they do you like to be involved in the
launch of the final release.

On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 9:46 AM bo zhaobo <>

> Hi @Sean Owen <> ,
> Thanks for your idea.
> We may use the bad words to describe our request. That's true that we
> cannot just say "Spark support ARM from release 3.0.0", and we also cannot
> say the past releases cannot run on ARM. But the reality is the past
> releases didn't get a fully test on ARM like the current testing we do. And
> that's true that current CI system have no resources can fit this kind
> request(test on ARM).
> And please try to think, if a user wants to run lastest Spark release on
> ARM(even the old releases), but community doesn't say that the specific
> Spark release get testing on ARM. I think the users might think there is a
> risk run on ARM, if he/she has no choice, they have to run spark on ARM,
> they will build the CI system by themselves. That's very expensive. Right?
> But now, community will do the same testing on ARM in the upstream, this
> will save the users' resources. That's the reason announcing by community
> in some ways is official and the best. Such as "In XXX release, Spark gets
> fully testing on ARM" or "In XXX release, Spark community integrated an ARM
> CI system. ". Once user see that, he/she would be very comfortable to use
> Spark on ARM. ;-)
> Thanks for your paitent, we just discuss here, if I do something not good,
> please feel free to correct and discuss. ;-)
> Thanks,
> BR
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> Sean Owen <> 于2019年11月15日周五 下午5:04写道:
>> I don't think that's true either, not yet. Being JVM-based with no
>> native code, I just don't even think it would be common to assume it
>> doesn't work and it apparently has. If you want to announce it, that's
>> up to you.
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 3:01 AM Tianhua huang <>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > @Sean Owen,
>> > Thanks for attention this.
>> > I agree with you, it's probably not very appropriate to say 'support
>> arm from 3.0 release'. How about change to the word "Spark community
>> supports fully tests on arm from 3.0 release"?
>> > Let's try to think about it from the user's point of view than
>> developer,users have to know exactly whether spark supports arm well and
>> wheter spark fully tests on arm. If we specify spark is fully tests on arm,
>> I believe users will have much more confidence to run spark on arm.
>> >

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